THE BEST REVIEW OF 2010 SO FAR: LOLCAT TAKES ON BURZUM’S BELUS
To call Burzum’s new album, Belus, “controversial” would be an understatement. The metal community seems divided between those who love it, those who hate it, those who think Varg Vikernes doesn’t deserve due consideration because he’s a bigoted asshole, those who recognize he’s a bigoted asshole but think he’s talented anyway (like our own Sammy O’Hagar), and people who just don’t give a shit one way or the other. This record’s place in metal history is consequently already secured; regardless of what you think of Vikernes, he’s pretty much achieved the highest possible goal any artist can aspire to, which is to have people consider and discuss his work.
But no one has considered and discussed his work quite like this.
I’m not familiar with the blog Demon Pigeon, but Metal Injection alerted me to the fact that DP writer Dannul Karnz recently reviewed Burzum’s latest… entirely in LOLCat speak. Yes, it’s just as funny as it sounds. Here’s an excerpt:
“TEH SECOND SONG COMEZ ON AN IZ BOUT 8 YEERS LONG. AN RLY BORIN. I DID SLEEPS. HE SINGS ON IT THOUGH RATHR THAN GOIN RARGH RARGH RARGH, SO IT BE BIT BETTR. EVEN THOUGH IT NEVR ENDZ.”
I could not have said it better myself.
Read the rest here.
Extra props to Rob at Metal Injection for tutoring me in proper LOLcat speak.